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Alex Chilton on "Alex Chilton," "I heard about it first, and I was very worried and scared about what it would be like. When I heard it, I was so very relieved and thought it was a great, thoroughly pleasant, positive song. I was in Memphis when I heard it, we were both recording around that time, in the same studio, so I imagine that is where I heard it." Photo for Ardent Records, 1970 - Michael O’Brien


Alexis Taylor - 'I Was Obsessed With Alex Chilton' | NME.COM


Alex Chilton-The Box Tops- The Letter- Incredible voice

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Alex Chilton dies at 59; mercurial leader of the Box Tops, Big Star

Alex Chilton (December 28, 1950 – March 17, 2010) , right, poses with his Big Star bandmates, from left, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens and Andy Hummel, in 1972. Like the Velvet Underground, Big Star's influence developed well after the band no longer existed, influencing acts from R.E.M. and the Posies to the Bangles and Teenage Fanclub. (Charlie Gillett Collection)


Alex Chilton - Big Star


William Eggleston’s photos of Big Star. The great Alex Chilton, powerpop meister.